The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 52 94 124
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +30
Contract jobs citing REST 109 109 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.46% 2.12% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.89% 6.90% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 81 61
Average daily rate £525 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.32%
REST
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1001 1580 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.78% 30.75% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 855 1276 1272
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 165 (75.69%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (68.35%) Java
3 118 (54.13%) TDD
4 97 (44.50%) Finance
5 92 (42.20%) Banking
6 69 (31.65%) JavaScript
7 68 (31.19%) HTML
8 62 (28.44%) Scrum
9 57 (26.15%) NoSQL
10 56 (25.69%) Pair Programming
11 54 (24.77%) Web Services
12 51 (23.39%) BDD
13 50 (22.94%) SOAP
14 49 (22.48%) Apache Cassandra
15 48 (22.02%) SDLC
16 47 (21.56%) SQL
17 46 (21.10%) CSS
18 42 (19.27%) Spring
19 35 (16.06%) AngularJS
20 34 (15.60%) JSON
21 31 (14.22%) Computer Science
21 31 (14.22%) XML
21 31 (14.22%) Linux
22 30 (13.76%) Git (software)
23 29 (13.30%) OO
23 29 (13.30%) Degree
23 29 (13.30%) jQuery
24 28 (12.84%) Relational Database
25 27 (12.39%) HTTP
25 27 (12.39%) MVC

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (11.47%) Node.js
2 7 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.75%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.29%) CMS
5 4 (1.83%) JBoss
6 3 (1.38%) Apache
6 3 (1.38%) Mule
6 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.92%) Confluence
7 2 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.92%) Jetty
7 2 (0.92%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.46%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.46%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.46%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (0.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.46%) Eagle PACE
2 1 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.29%) GitHub
3 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.92%) Office 365
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.46%) Boomi
5 1 (0.46%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.46%) Google Compute Engine
5 1 (0.46%) Heroku
5 1 (0.46%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (12.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.46%) FTP
2 1 (0.46%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (26.15%) NoSQL
2 49 (22.48%) Apache Cassandra
3 28 (12.84%) Relational Database
4 20 (9.17%) MongoDB
5 18 (8.26%) RDBMS
6 12 (5.50%) SQL Server
7 9 (4.13%) MySQL
8 8 (3.67%) SQLite
9 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.75%) Hadoop
10 6 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.83%) Big Data
11 4 (1.83%) Neo4j
11 4 (1.83%) Redis
12 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.92%) CouchDB
13 2 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (0.46%) Apache Hive
14 1 (0.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (13.76%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.63%) Subversion
3 17 (7.80%) Jenkins
4 15 (6.88%) Maven
5 14 (6.42%) JUnit
6 13 (5.96%) Cucumber
6 13 (5.96%) Jasmine
7 12 (5.50%) Karma Test Runner
7 12 (5.50%) QUnit
7 12 (5.50%) Sinon.JS
8 11 (5.05%) JIRA
9 8 (3.67%) Mockito
9 8 (3.67%) Selenium
10 6 (2.75%) EasyMock
10 6 (2.75%) Gradle
11 5 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (1.83%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.83%) Xcode
13 3 (1.38%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.38%) IntelliJ
General
1 97 (44.50%) Finance
2 92 (42.20%) Banking
3 21 (9.63%) Games
4 18 (8.26%) Telecoms
5 11 (5.05%) Investment Banking
6 7 (3.21%) Retail
7 5 (2.29%) Front Office
7 5 (2.29%) Publishing
8 4 (1.83%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.38%) Marketing
10 2 (0.92%) Advertising
10 2 (0.92%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (83.94%) Developer
2 108 (49.54%) Java Developer
3 51 (23.39%) Agile Developer
4 47 (21.56%) Agile Java Developer
5 23 (10.55%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.80%) Games Developer
6 17 (7.80%) Java Games Developer
6 17 (7.80%) JavaScript Developer
6 17 (7.80%) Telecoms Developer
6 17 (7.80%) Telecoms Java Developer
7 12 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (5.05%) Analyst
8 11 (5.05%) iOS Developer
9 10 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (4.59%) Web Developer
10 8 (3.67%) Node.js Developer
11 7 (3.21%) Release Manager
11 7 (3.21%) Software Engineer
11 7 (3.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (31.19%) HTML
2 54 (24.77%) Web Services
3 50 (22.94%) SOAP
4 46 (21.10%) CSS
5 42 (19.27%) Spring
6 35 (16.06%) AngularJS
7 34 (15.60%) JSON
8 31 (14.22%) XML
9 29 (13.30%) jQuery
10 23 (10.55%) Hibernate
11 20 (9.17%) Backbone.js
12 19 (8.72%) HTML5
13 18 (8.26%) .NET
14 17 (7.80%) JMS
15 14 (6.42%) J2EE
15 14 (6.42%) RequireJS
15 14 (6.42%) RESTful
16 13 (5.96%) Spring MVC
17 12 (5.50%) Ext JS
17 12 (5.50%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 31 (14.22%) Computer Science
2 17 (7.80%) Mathematics
3 8 (3.67%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.75%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.29%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.83%) Derivative
6 4 (1.83%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.38%) Equities
7 3 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.38%) iPad
7 3 (1.38%) Kindle
7 3 (1.38%) User Experience
8 2 (0.92%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.92%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.92%) Life Science
8 2 (0.92%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.92%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (0.92%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.92%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.22%) Linux
2 16 (7.34%) Unix
3 13 (5.96%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.59%) Android
5 5 (2.29%) Mac OS X
6 4 (1.83%) Windows
7 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (75.69%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (54.13%) TDD
3 62 (28.44%) Scrum
4 56 (25.69%) Pair Programming
5 51 (23.39%) BDD
6 48 (22.02%) SDLC
7 29 (13.30%) OO
8 27 (12.39%) MVC
9 25 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (10.09%) Software Engineering
11 18 (8.26%) Web Development
12 14 (6.42%) OOP
12 14 (6.42%) SOA
12 14 (6.42%) Test Automation
13 13 (5.96%) Kanban
14 12 (5.50%) High Availability
14 12 (5.50%) iOS Development
14 12 (5.50%) Microservices
15 11 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (5.05%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 149 (68.35%) Java
2 69 (31.65%) JavaScript
3 47 (21.56%) SQL
4 21 (9.63%) C#
5 13 (5.96%) Python
6 12 (5.50%) Objective-C
7 10 (4.59%) Apple Swift
8 9 (4.13%) Scala
9 8 (3.67%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.21%) Groovy
10 7 (3.21%) PHP
10 7 (3.21%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.21%) Shell Script
11 6 (2.75%) Ruby
11 6 (2.75%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.29%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.83%) C++
13 4 (1.83%) Perl
14 2 (0.92%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.46%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (13.30%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.46%) ISEB
2 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.92%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.92%) QA
1 2 (0.92%) SDET
2 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (2.29%) Docker
2 2 (0.92%) Varnish
3 1 (0.46%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.13%) Puppet
2 7 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.38%) Capistrano
3 3 (1.38%) Nagios
4 2 (0.92%) DBAmp
4 2 (0.92%) Jitterbit
5 1 (0.46%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.46%) Oozie
5 1 (0.46%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (7.34%) Oracle
2 5 (2.29%) Sybase
3 4 (1.83%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.38%) IBM
5 2 (0.92%) HP
5 2 (0.92%) hybris
5 2 (0.92%) MuleSoft
5 2 (0.92%) Murex
5 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.92%) Splunk
5 2 (0.92%) Talend
6 1 (0.46%) Google
6 1 (0.46%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.46%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.46%) Sony
6 1 (0.46%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.46%) VMware
6 1 (0.46%) webMethods
6 1 (0.46%) Zuora
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